Ephesians 5:24

24 Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit to their husbands in everything.

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Ephesians 5:24 in Other Translations

KJV
24 Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing.
ESV
24 Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit in everything to their husbands.
NLT
24 As the church submits to Christ, so you wives should submit to your husbands in everything.
MSG
24 So just as the church submits to Christ as he exercises such leadership, wives should likewise submit to their husbands.
CSB
24 Now as the church submits to Christ, so wives should [submit] to their husbands in everything.

Ephesians 5:24 Meaning and Commentary

Ephesians 5:24

Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ
Her head, being wholly dependent upon him, and entirely resigned to him, and receiving all from him; from whom alone is all her expectation of provision, protection, comfort, and happiness; wherefore she has respect to all his commands, and esteems all his precepts concerning all things to be right; and yields a cheerful, voluntary, sincere, and hearty obedience to them; arising from a principle of love to him, and joined with honour, fear, and reverence of him:

so [let] the wives [be] to their own husbands in everything:
political, domestic, and ecclesiastic; that is consistent with the laws of God, and the Gospel of Christ.

Ephesians 5:24 In-Context

22 Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord.
23 For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, of which he is the Savior.
24 Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit to their husbands in everything.
25 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her
26 to make her holy, cleansing her by the washing with water through the word,

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